Skagway, Alaska (June 2001)
View from M.V. Le Conte
A view of mountains East of the ferry ride on the M.V. Le
Conte from Juneau to Skagway. These mountains can be seen from
Mendenhall glacier (as indicated in the Mendenhall section).
A view of Mendenhall Glacier from the M.V. Le Conte
Skagway at 6 A.M.
The town is the complete opposite at about 1 P.M. when the
cruise ships let out.
A view of the Mountains Northeast of Skagway
Also a great shot of a Skagway Airlines plane
A view of Skagway and its port
This shot is taken on the road to the Yukon out
of Skagway. I was quite stunned by this bridge and its rather elegant
superstructure leaning one way.
The Yukon Territory sign on the road from
This is a shot of the quite colorful sign to the
Yukon right before we turned around to head back through customs.
The "Welcome to Alaska" sign
I found the placement of this sign to be quite
White Pass-Yukon Route snow train
This is the original snow train used on by the
White Pass-Yukon Route. The 3 cars would be coupled to an engine and
its trained and pushed through the snow to create a path through since the
connection was necessary.
The scoop on the snow train
Here is a closer view of the snow scoop on the
White Pass-Yukon Route old snow train.
A smoky view of the WP-YR tour train
The WP-YR train entering a tunnel
The White Pass-Yukon Route train is the most
photographed running train in the world.
The White Pass-Yukon Route train
A Grey Line of Alaska bus
This is a view off the fantail of the M.V.
Malispina looking towards a barge stopped dropping off cargo at a nearby
town to Skagway. The Alaska Marine Highway is the primary connection
to all cities in Alaska seeing as Juneau itself is not connected to any
outside road systems.